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David G. Rabey.
S. V. Radley-Walters.
Rifleman Goldie George Ramier (E30254), son of Mrs. Bertha Ramier of Port Daniel, Quebec, served with D Company of the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War.
Rifleman Alexander Rattie (E30140), of Cross Point, Quebec, served with D Company of the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War.
Irvin Kirwin Ray.
Rifleman Colin Reid (E30484), son of Percy and Edith Reid of Quebec City, served with the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War. He was shipped overseas to China in November of 1941. Tragically, only a month later, during the Battle of Hong Kong, Colin Reid lost his life in the line of duty on December 23rd, 1941. He was only 18 years old at the time of his death. He was laid to rest at Sai Wan Memorial Cemetery.
Rifleman Douglas Joseph Reid (E30483), of Quebec City, served with the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War.
John Anthony Reid.
Joseph Francois Leo Richard.
Thomas Medley Richards.
William John Rideout.
Corporal Derek Everard Rix was an inspirational leader during the Battle of Hong Kong. At dawn on December 19th, 1941 Derek Rix and his section of Winnipeg Grenadiers were able to over come the Japanese and recapture a lost pillbox. Although wounded, Derek Rix refused treatment and stayed to see the fight finished.
Arthur Gosse Roberts.
Austin James Roberts.
Rifleman Francis Robertson (E30263), of Maria, Quebec, served with A Company of the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War. He was sent overseas to China in November of 1941 and only a month later, after the fall of Hong Kong, was captured by the Japanese. He spent the rest of the war as a prisoner of war. He passed away on October 26, 1981.
Harold Alexander Judge Robertson.
Ivan Robertson served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. He served aboard a vessel named HMCS Battleford (Corvette) as a Radio-Operator. He was on the Newfoundland, Halifax and USA East Coast Convoy Duty and spent all of his time serving in the North Atlantic. After the war he served as Commander of the 80th Field Battery, R.C.A. (Militia) and was awarded the C.D. for long service. Since leaving military service, Ivan Robertson has been an involved citizen of New Richmond, Quebec. Most notably, he served as president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 172 for a number of years. He passed away in the fall of 2007.
John R. Robertson.
Rifleman Oscar Robertson (E29946), son of William and Margaret Robertson of New Richmond, Quebec, enlisted during World War II at the age of 28. Leaving behind his wife, Margaret Robertson, he was shipped overseas with the Royal Rifles of Canada. He gave his life in the line of duty and died on December 23rd, 1941 during the Battle of Hong Kong. He was laid to rest at Sai Wan Memorial Cemetery in China.
Edwin Theodore Huffman Rodrigues.
Corporal Albert Rose (E29967), of Pointe a la Garde, Quebec, served with the Royal Rifles of Canada during the Second World War.
Francis Donald Ross.
James Forsyth Ross.
The late Kenneth Ross, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Ross of Barachois, Quebec, enlisted in the military on January 15th, 1942. He served in the Black Watch of Canada in England and throughout continental Europe. He was discharged at the end of the war on March 18th, 1946. Kenneth Ross passed away in Gaspe, Quebec, on February 11th, 1959 at the age of 42.
Corporal Lancelot Ross (E1144) was born on October 7th, 1911 in Hopetown, Quebec, where he was raised with his two brothers and his sister. His father, John Ross, was a carpenter, while his mother, Ella, was a homemaker. After the Second World War broke out Lance enlisted for military duty in July 1940. He was assigned to the Royal Rifles of Canada. After performing garrison duties in Newfoundland for a period of time his regiment was shipped overseas to China. Lance Ross took part in the defense of Hong Kong in December 1941 and, after the surrender of the city, he was taken as a prisoner of war by the Japanese. He survived the prison camps and was liberated in 1945. Upon his discharge Lance Ross returned to civilian life and to his carpentry roots. He also worked as a miner for a number of years.
Lawrence Alexander Ross.
Leo Joseph Ross.
Leo Joseph Ross.
John Roussel Jr.
Ronald John Routledge.
Albert Roy (E38179) served with the Royal Rifles of Canada.
Nancy Roy is a member of the Armed Forces Academy of Medical Sciences’ mentoring team. She was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan on October 31, 2012 and will return to Canada on July 10, 2013 after a deployment of eight months. Her role in Kabul is to help develop an independent and sustainable health system for all members of the Afghan security forces. As part of her duties, she works side by side with her Afghan counterparts to improve their ability to deliver high quality care to the Afghan military. (Information courtesy of Serge Masson.)
Frederick Henry James Royal.
Allen Burt Royal.
James Cecil Royer.
Albert J. Russell.
Robert Leslie Russell.
Campbell William John Rutherford.